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. >> i will not raise taxes on middle-income americans. >> the debates will matter to some undecided voters. >> the debates could decide the election for either one of us. >> from denver, colorado, here is scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. we're about to see the one thing we haven't seen in this long campaign for the presidency-- the candidates side by side. it's the first of three debates between the democratic incumbent-- 51-year-old barack obama-- and his republican challenger 65-year-old mitt romney. it comes 34 days before the election-- though early voting is already under way in many states. the focus tonight is domestic issues, including the economy, still struggling to recover from the great recession. polls show the race is very close nationally, but in swing states that will tip the balance, the president is ahead. so he'll be trying to protect his lead and for mitt romney, it's an opportunity for a breakout moment. in front of what could be the biggest audience he will have before election day. the sole questioner tonight is jim lehrer. it's the 12th time he's served
is on cbssf.com. warning today of sharply higher taxes and worse unless washington comes up with a sudget deal. on cou think the united states would go back into recession? inthead of the international monetary fund paints a dark oncture. wyatt andrews and anthony mason on today's threats to the recover. thr the first time we'll take you inside this secret u.s. facility. bob orr shows us where they track terror suspects worldwide. and jim axelrod with a young soccer player who's replaced a missing leg with gallantry on the field. >> i just want to be seen as an equal. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, and we could add happy new year, because this is the first day of the federal government's new fiscal year. but there's not much to celebrate because the nation is headed toward what's being called the fiscal cliff and there are dire new warnings today about what will happen to american families unless congress and the president reach a budget deal by december 31. that is the day that a series of tax cuts will
think he was dishonest, absolutely. when he said he never proposed deadline 5 trillion in tax cutes, that was dishonest. he said on the broadcast to 70 million americans, "i will repeal obamacare but i will still be able to cover people with preexisting conditions," and 10 minutes after the debate he sent someone into the press room to say, well, you know, he didn't really mean that. he today i want more teachers. i love teachers. it was just a few weeks ago when he stood on a platform and chastised the president for saying we need more teachers. he said, "we don't need more teachers. we don't need more government." yes, i'm saying he was dishonest. >> schieffer: would you go so far as to say lied. >> i'm saying he was dishonest with his intrpz you can characterize that any way you want. >> schieffer: why didn't the president bring up the famous 47% videotape? >> the president, obviously, didn't see the appropriate opportunity. i mean, i think the president was earnestly trying to answer the questions that was asked on the topics that were being discussed and he didn't fiend the opp
the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: supporters like darrion wilson wondered where that president obama was last bamat. >> i was wanting him to have >> more enthusiasm in his enters and hit back a little more. i felt like romney was lying right and left and i'm, "come on, call him on that." >> reporter: campaign officials ancede in an attempt to appear above the fray mr. obama missed easy opening. he spoke slowly, sometimes haltingly in a roundabout way. >> i want to get to it, but all i want to do is very quickly. >> let's get back to medicare. >> reporter: it's not that the president didn't go on offense. >> is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they're too good? >> reporter: but debate observers noted a difference in body language. la. obama looked down when his opponent spoke and sometimes appeared angry or peevish. emney kept his eyes glued on the president, waiting to jump in. today, mr. obama delivered some of the comebacks he missed last night. >> he said he woul
. i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. jobs, taxes, health care. and big bird? yes, the first presidential debate is in the books. the consensus was that mitt romney desperately needed a strong showing. and as grace lee shows us, he pretty much delivered. >> reporter: the polls show that the former governor knocked it out of the park. 500 uncommitted voters asked who won this debate. 46% said it was romney. only 20% said the president was the victor for the night. the man who has been fighting to show that he relates to the average american this whole election cycle, 56% of those polled say they had a better opinion of the former governor now. what started out as cordial quickly became heated. >> governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 million tax cut. and he is saying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes in deductions. the problem is, he's been asked over 100 times how you would close those deductions and loopholes and he hasn't been able to identify them. >> everything you just said about my tax plan is inaccurate. so i
material. >> how they can justify raises taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> i'm sorry, which candidate is he campaigning for? i'm confused. >>> had hillary clinton put together an investigation for the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> american airlines plans to check at least 11 more planes for loose seats. clamps have caused the seats to come loose on three flights. >>> hit by a car, stuck in its grill and managed to survive. >> the luckiest dog i've met. >>> now cops looking for the woman who did it. >> leave manatees alone. don't be grabbing dolphins either. >>> until tonight. >> swing and a miss and he strikes out. >>> all that -- >> even if you don't get -- >> i know. >>> pay back its debt in full immediately. >> and all that matters. >> you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >>> on "cbs this morning." >> presidential candidates who blink less during a debate are more likely to win the election or as michele bachmann put it, any way i can get back in this thing? hey! thing? he
federal income taxes. >> this whole campaign is about the 100%. >> you want to be president, you owe the american people the truth. >>> dozens of american airline flights are canceled. the latest fallout from a seat scare on several flights. >>> gas prices are going up across the country, but in california, they're soaring to a panic level, hovering near the $6 mark. >> oh, my god, i've never seen it so high. this is unbelievable. >>> get a look at this, the first snow of the season, making a mess across the upper midwest. >> we're excited. >>> sucker punch, camera inside a city bus. >> that bus driver becomes the target of an angry fare jumper. >> oh! >>> james bond made his big screen debut 50 years ago. >> back in england, everybody gets a day off. >>> bradford is going to go deep. and how about that? >> did you really need to call barack obama the president of the united states lazy? >> yes. >> and all that matters. >> he hasn't done this poorly since he debated clint eastwood. >> campaign and their supporters debated the president's poor performance on ev
's automatic tax increases and you look at the numbers and i'm sure-- if these things happen, you are going to have a government-created recession. >recession. >> schieffer: what do you think, newt gingrich? do you think the democrat and republicans will be able to get together after the election? because that seems to be the only chance that this might happen in order-- >> that will depend a lot-- whoever wins the election has to spend the first 60 days prior to being sworn in reaching out to the other party. i mean, this is-- where we are right now is utterly, totally irrational. and i think whether it's president obama, who would have to fundamentally change his strategy, or governor romney who din fact, work with democrats when he was the governor of massachusetts, whoever is president, if they're serious about solving this, has to reach out. i want to make a deeper point which is what michelle has been doing. it isn't enough to talk about bigger or smaller. we need a scale of innovation in getting these things to work. it's not about a cheaper or more expensive public school system but
taxes if congress fails to renew tax cuts set to expire at the and of the year. the two major parties are split on exactly who should continue to have reduced taxes. if a plan is not passed by the end of the year, the existing tax cuts will come to an end. the tax policy center says as for an example here a family earning 40,000 to $6,000 a year could see taxes go up by 2,000 in 2013. >>> the young man who was involved in deadly sniper a tax in the d.c. area is talking from prison. lee boyd malvo took part in the shootings that began 10 years ago today. 10 people in all were killed. malvo was 17 at the time and laughed about the shootings when he was arrested. now he is talking in a different tone from a virginia prison where he is serving a life sentence. i was a monster. i mean, if you look at the definition of a monster, that's what a monster is. >> malvo got a life sentence instead of death because jurors believed he was under his accomplice' control during the crime. >>> american airlines has engineers in new york checking the seats on eight boeing 757 jets. the inspections came
out swinging as the candidates argued tax policy, budget deficit and health care and looks like the aggressive approach may have paid off for the republican challenger. cbs news poll shows romney made strides of uncommitted voters that he needs to win over in order to take over the white house. we go to denver first. >> reporter: terrell, good morning. seems like mitt romney may have received that boost he was hoping for after putting the president on the defensive for much of the night. romney lauded his own accomplishments as governor of massachusetts while continuing to highlight the failed promises of the obama administration. the first presidential debate started with a hand shake and a romantic moment. >> 20 years ago i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed to married me. >> congratulations. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine here with me. >> reporter: that was the last touching moment of the night. >> everything he said about my tax plan is inaccurate. the tax plan he described is the tax plan i was asked to support i woul
will see higher taxes if congress fails to renew tax cuts. that's all according to a new report from the tax policy center. the two major parties are split on exactly who should continue to have the reduced taxes. if a plan is not passed by the end of the year, the existing tax cuts will come to an end. as an example, a family earning $40,000 to $64,000 a year could see taxes go up as much as $2,000 by 2013. >>> american airlines has engineers in new york checking the seats of 8 boeing 757 jets. the inspections came after two incidents where rows of seats came loose from airplanes' floors. it happened yesterday on a flight from new york to miami and on saturday on a boston-to- miami flight that made an emergency landing in new york because of pilot concerns. >> we don't know what kind of turbulence we have. the seat is loose. we don't want that thing flying around and hurting the passengers behind them. >> both planes recently had maintenance work that involved removing the seats. the work was done at separate facilities and american says the problem could be the way the seats fit in
, and a majority of americans are staring at big increase on their tax bill. ashley morrison with more. >> the tax center released a study showing that americans of all different incomes could be hit with a tax increase. if washington doesn't come up with bauj et deal by the end of the year. if existing tax cuts are allowed to automatically expire, the average tax increase would be $3500 a year, a middle income family make between $40,000 and $60,000 a year would see their tax bill rise by $2,000. >>> overseas marks were mixed this morning. tokyo's nikkei shed a fraction on concerns of company earnings, while south korea's kospi grained a fraction. hong kong's hang seng is closed for a holiday. >>> on wall street, the dow added 77 points while the nasdaq lost two points. jp morgan chase is being sued over dealings made by bear stearns, the investment bank it acquired in 2008. new york's attorney general filed the suit claiming bear stearns misled investors. the suit is the first to be filed under a group set up by the obama administration to investigate misconduct that caused the 2008 financial cr
in criticizing the president's policies and defending his own proposals. >> he has been running on this tax plan for 18 months. now, five weeks before the election, he is saying that his big, bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: romney pushed back. >> let me repeat what i said. i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan. my plan is not to put in place any tax cut that will add to the deficit. >> reporter: the president argued he inherited a bad situation and said it was getting better. >> over the last 30 months we've seen five million jobs in the private sector created. auto industry has come roaring back. and housing has begun to rise. >> reporter: and hit romney for not providing specifics. >> at some point i think the american people have to ask themselves is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they're too good? is it because that somehow middle class families are going to benefit too much from them? >> reporter: often pulled his punches and never mentioned lines of attack that have been effective in his ads, like romney's
on his criticism of americans who pay no income taxes. >>> i said something that was completely wrong. >> meningitis outbreak. health officials rush to alert patients who may have been exposed to the deadly disease that's killed five people in sickened dozens more. >> i don't want this thing in my body. i feel like i want a cleanser. i want it out. get out of my body. >> and bin laden drama. a tv movie about the raid that killed osama bin laden is set to air two days before the presidential election. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, october 5, 2012. "cbs morning ne good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. mitt romney is changing his tune about those controversial remarks concerning 47% of americans. last may speaking at a florida fundraiser romney said 47% of americans paid no federal income taxes and considered themselves victims and will support president obama. romney originally stood by his remarks and described them as not elegantly stated but in an interview with fox news last night romney had a different explanation. >> clearly in a campaign with hundreds
of the waterways. >>> other bay area headlines we're following, four cities in the bay area have high sales tax today. encreased by one-half of -- increased by one-half of 1%. now at 8.75%. the sales tax in sonoma is up to 8.5%. all the increases were passed by the voters. >>> more trains are being added to meet demand there. caltran will revive four discontinued trains. riders hit a new high in the month of june. >>> no legislative release for 200,000 workers. jerry brown has vetoed legislation that would have provided other labor protections to 200,000 care givers, nannies in california. he rejected it because he believes the bill raises the number of unanswered questions. california is the first state to ban a controversial therapy aimed at making a gay minor straight. bans nonscientific therapies that have driven people to depression and suicide. opponents argued the ban infringes on the right. >> gay rights activists are expected to protest the new archbishop. takeover the position on thursday. he was a key force behind profit 8. he'll be welcomed at most holy redeemer catholic church in t
accusing hmm of advocating a $5 trillion tax cut. >> the latest? not telling the truth about mitt romney's tax plan. >> reporter: now, romney will be speaking here in the hall within the hour. we've just seen the excerpts, of course. based on that it looks like he's going to draw a very sharp contrast between the president and his views on foreign policy, much as we've seen him do on economic policy. so some strong words shortly from mitt romney. charlie and norah? >> jan crawford, thank you. >>> this morning president obama is admitting he's not satisfied with his effort in the first debate. nancy cordes is in los angeles where the president is focusing on raising campaign cash. >> the president is waking up here in los angeles after holding two fundraisers in the city last night. he's got three more in san francisco today. and we learned over the weekend that the obama campaign brought in 1$181 million in september. the largest one-month haul of this campaign. 6,000 obama supporters paid at least $250 each to join the president at a star-studded concert in downtown los angeles. the lin
will be added to that list. >>> other bay area headlines. sales tax are higher today. up by one-half of one percent. new tax rate in hercules 8.75%. all the increases were passed by the voters. a little easier now to find a seat on cal train. more trains are being added to meet demand. also revive four discontinued trains. the agency says rider ship hit a new time high and matt will have a live report on this story coming up at 6:35. >> checking your world now, 14 people are dead from a suicide attack in afghanistan. the taliban is claiming responsibility for the attack on a patrol of afghan and international forces. three americans and translator are among the dead. yesterday, a u.s. soldier and american contractor were killed in inside era tack. 25 of the killings came in car bombings and shootings. in eastern iraq a car bomber killed five policeman. the attacks are as a display of force. >> a new poll shows president obama in the lead now. shows mr. obama with 51% support compared to 44% for mitt romney. the president is now in one of those states right now as he prepares for the first d
schools. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. dance class, shopping, and more. so do something nice for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. canaveral area. the five foot tall australian bird apparently was looking for a >>> a feathery traffic has regard in the cape canaveral area. the bird was looking for a mate but found motorcycles and cars, not another emu. >> he is a little confused. >> police tried to get him off the highway without success. finally the bird's owner got him off the road by throwing a towel over his head. poor emu. 5 feet is about as tall as me. >> they needed a hose or another emu. >>> this afternoon, the blue angels will begin practicing above san francisco bay. >> look to the skies. scheduled to perform in the air on saturday and sunday but today a
romney can't pay for his tax plan without sticking it to the middle class. but he did acknowledge romney's stellar performance at wednesday's debate. >> we can't afford to double down on the same top-down economic policies that got us into this mess. that is not a jobs plan. >> they plan on raising taxes on the american people and that will kill jobs. we will not let that happen. we want to create jobs, not kill jobs in this country. >> when asked which candidate would best handle unemployment, romney topped the president 51- 45% in a cnn/orc poll taken before wednesday's debate and before the morning's numbers were released. >>> while the jobless rate is falling, prices at the pump are rising. and while were you sleeping, gas prices went up 16 cents a gallon in the bay area. >> it's scary. 68 bucks to fill up my honda and anne makovec in cupertino now with what's causing the big bump at the pump. anne. >> reporter: frank, i would not recommend you fill up your tank here at the 76 station in cupertino. you can see the price for a gallon of regu
income tax on anything you earn. and driveway renters, you should remember you do have to abide by city laws so no locking sidewalks or any of those curb cutouts. >> have to remember all those little details. >> income tax? >> look out. >> what was that? >> income tax. who would have thought. >> only if you make a certain amount. >> whew. >> thank you. >>> record high gas prices at the pump throughout california. what drivers are saying and when these prices may finally begin to come down. i'll have that story just ahead. >> this place lives or if you want your kids to have a good future. >> why one particular bay area suburb is seeing transplants from all over the world. >> and not all el ninos are created equal. the surprise it could bring to the bay area this winter. ,,,,,, vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new educati
say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. and he used their performans to make light of his own ine >>> the stars came out for president obama in los angeles tonight and he used their performances to make light of his own in the presidential debate. >> they performed flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. [ laughter ] >> the president was referring to katy p and jennifer -- katy perry and jennifer hudson who performed before him. >> meanwhile, republican presidential candidate mitt romney came pained in florida. at a rally he said he was confident he will win florida and move into the white house in january. later he stopped by a restaurant to shake hands and pick up take out. >>> one issue facing voters deals with food labeling. proposition 37 would require producers label food that c
. >> got it right. >> finally. >>> 6:41. it's a tax to help support schools so how honest are the prop 30 ads? we'll break them down coming up. >> plus what a way to end the race. take a look. how no one was seriously injured thinks 20-car pile-up. >> and the market on a holiday monday just opened 10 minutes ago. take a quick look at the early numbers. not so hot out of the gate but that can change. we'll crunch the numbers coming up with jason brooks when we come back after the break. ,, ,,,, when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> what a finish at nascar's race at talledega, alabama yesterday. take a look. the biggest wreck in the history of the speedway involving about 25 cars. nearly every driver that was on the track got in a crash. nobody was seriously hurt. they are getting everything cleaned up. matt kenseth won and said it
battleground states compared to $515 million for the entire 2008 election. >> romney paid 14% in taxes last year on 13 million in income. >> obama wages war on coal. >> they blow everything out of proportion. >> reporter: in colorado alone, $47 million in five months have been spent by the romney and obama campaigns. and the groups that support them. come november people here can tell the rest of the nation how they feel about enduring all those tv ads. >> let me get your e-mail address. >> reporter: amendment 65 is on the ballot. if passed the state's congressional delegation would be required to propose an amendment to the u.s. constitution limiting campaign contributions and spending. this is the executive director of colorado common cause. >> the result is a democracy that distorts the voice of ordinary people in favor of those who can write multimillion dollar expects. >> reporter: billionaires would argue they have the same rights as to freedom speech as anybody else. >> freedom of speech problem texts to say what we want but it doesn't give them the right to shout louder than the res
tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. separate shootings. the most recent incident happened t >>> a deadly 18-hour stan in oakland. five people died in four separate shootings. the most recent incidents happened this afternoon on 57th avenue. this morning, two men were killed in a shooting on 72nd avenue. last night, two more were killed in separate shootings okay macarthur boulevard. four of the five men were shot while sitting in parked cars. no arrests have been made in any of the shootings. authorities do not believe they are related. these latest killings now make it 90 homicides for the year for the city of oakland. >>> san rafael has just approved the toughest antismoking rules in marin county. >> it severely restricts where people can smoke including where they live. as ann notarangelo tells us, the ordinance had wide
for details on his plan to lower taxes and the deficit. >> i think you will hear a great deal of specifics. you will hear the contrast because the president's reforms haven't been enough to help the economy. that's going to be the thing for me is someone who comes forward with a comprehensive cohesive plan for the economy and where america realistically fits into that. that's going to be probably what swings it. >> reporter: both candidates know that every answer and gesture counts. while fumbles can be costly. meaning what happens tonight could decide what happens on november 6. joining me now is cbs 5 political analyst joe tuman. i know you participated in a lot of these debates, coached people what would be your advice to mitt romney to give him the edge? >> reporter: it wouldn't be learn to do do zingers, people don't feel he is authentic. you can't teach people to do something that's unnatural. he has never been a mean- spirited person on the campaign, doesn't tell jokes well. trying to do those things would not be natural. his best chance tonight i think is to just be himself and try
. if you want to talk about words, how about the ones we did not hear? romney's taxes, bain capital, 47%, we didn't hear any of that. and what could have actually helped the president is if he had talked about women's reproductive rights because polls show a huge amount of support among female voters. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> a warm furry reunion in san jose after a family's horrifying discovery their beloved dog had been stolen in a burglary. len ramirez on how meeko made it back home. >> reporter: the mother of the little girl whose dog was stolen during a burglary a couple of days ago kept telling her daughter despite how bad it looked that this could still have a happy ending that there are still good people in the world. that turned out to be very prophetic today when the dog came back home. 10-year-old marisa knew something was up when she came home from school and found a crowd in her front yard. then her hopes and prayers were answered when her sister appeared at the front door holding her beloved meeko. >> thank you. thank you to everybody! who made this happen. >> reporter: t
in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> i saw the president's vision as trickle down government and i don't think that's what america believes in. >> nielsen estimates 67 million people saw tuesday evening's debate, the most watches since 1992. >>> and we're just getting started on a friday. it is an annoying annual event the east bay city dealing with an aggressive invasion of birds. >> plus, he was just one badge away from reaching eagle scout. why it may never happen for this moraga teen. >> and holy pepperoni! a robber got more than he bargained for when he tried to rip off an atlanta pizza hut. we'll explain when we come back. ,, ,,,,,,,, you. we know you. we know you have to rise early... and work late, with not enough sleep in between. how you sometimes need to get over to that exit, like, right now. and how things aren't... just about you anymore. introducing the all-new, smart-sensing... honda accord. it starts with you. and likely some br >>> a man who tried to rob a pizza hut in atlanta left with just a little cash and likely some bruises. surveillance video shows the suspect j
washington, the debt and the deficit and tax reform and everything but also about campaign money. well, they realized that campaigns are very expensive. if you want to win, you've got to bring in a lot of money. >> reporter: efforts to regulate lobbying date back to 1876 when the house first required lobby i haves to register with the clerk. in the 21st century, the lobbying industry has become a revolving door for lawmakers. they retire from congress and make more money returning as lobbyists, often getting special access with their former colleagues on capitol hill. a study by the watchdog group public citizen found that 43% of the members of congress who left office between 1998 and mid 2005 went on to register as lobbyists. in 2007, thurber advised then senator obama, who championed sweeping lobby reform. >> big money and lobbyists were clearly drowning out the aspirations of the american people. >> reporter: lobbyist jake abrahm off had just gone to prison for cheating clients and bribing congress. lawmakers passed new reforms that required strict public disclosure of lobbying act
. >> the debate turned into a slugfest over the economy. >> 18 months running on this tax plan and now five weeks before the election, he is saying that his big bold idea is, never mind. >> virtually everything he just said about my tax plan is inaccurate. >> the former governor knocked him out of the park! 500 uncommitted voters were asked who won this debate. 46% said it was romney. >> they are not a fan of the new archbishop national reputation for supporting california's ban on same-sex marriage. >> they swept the rangers and the baseball world! >> oakland as on top of the american league west. >> we're not finished yet. i realize that. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >>> it's back to the campaign trail for president obama and republican challenger mitt romney after the two locked horns in the first face-to-face debate in denver last night. bigad shaban joins us live from denver with some highlights. >> reporter: good morning. it seems mitt romney got the boost he was hoping for after putting the president on the defensiv
's stellar performance but said romney can't pay for his tax plan without sticking it to the middle class. >> we can't afford to double down on the same top-down economic policies that got us into this mess. that is not a jobs plan. >> they plan on raising taxes on the american people and that will kill jobs. we will not let that happen. we want to create jobs, not kill jobs in this country. >> when asked which candidate would best handle unemployment, romney topped the president 51 to 45% in a cnn/orc poll taken before the debate. >>> well, that debate the president's debate performance has been widely criticized as not up to snuff. former vice president al gore speculated the colorado altitude may have been a factor. >> when you go to 5,000 feet -- >> exactly. >> -- and you only have a few hours to adjust -- >> that's interesting. >> it may be a stretch. romney was at the same altitude although he spent a little more time in denver before the debate. hm. >> hm. i know a little bit about the altitude in denver. i don't know. football players, they go and they play. >> that's right. alth
-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. >>> attention san francisco shoppers, bring your own bag or it will cost you. starting tomorrow a citywide ordinance banning the use of plastic bags will go into effect for all retail stores. currently the ban only effects large super markets and pharmacies. don't have a bag? well, you will be charged 10 cents for every paper bag that you need. >> i think that we should pay for the damage that we are doing out there in the environment. if we can have the two second thought, i have a bag to reuse and that is great. >> the city will hand out free reusable bags at more than 50 events across the city during october and november. >>> well, just last year there was talk of drastic service cuts, now, cal trains is adding trains to meet demand.
we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. . >>> a campaign with a powerful message to fight breast cancer. 30 people took part in the immediate impact breast cancer walk. the idea began as a response to the controversy over the komen race for the cure. they decided to fund raise for local groups. they raised $93,000. >>> more than 30 million americans suffer from migraine headaches and a third of them standard treatment doesn't help and now one doctor is offering a new report. how his patients swear by it. >> reporter: she loves to spend time with her kids. on this day reading. >> he was sent to bed without eating anything. >> you wouldn't do that, would you? >> no. >>> for years it was no laughing matter. intinsely, painful chronic headaches -- intensely, pain full chronic headaches. >> i would tr
of the this morning's headlines from around the globe. "new york times" reports payroll tax increase is likely in the cards for next year. a temporary tax holiday ends january 1st. according to the times there's little desire by republicans or democrats to extend it. some 160 million americans will probably see their taxes jump by about $1,000. >>> britain's guardian reports a russian court has put off today's appeal by a russian punk band. three members of this group were sentenced to two years in prison for performing a song in a cathedral criticizing russian president vladimir putin. the case is now scheduled to be heard next week. >>> the los angeles times says governor jerry brown signed a new law sunday allowing hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants to have >>> we are looking at a hot one around the bay area. the sun coming up. a gorgeous shot. getting up and looking outside. beautiful weather all the way to the coastline. the temperatures for the most part are mild. 50s and 60s. down to 49 right now in santa rosa. that will change though looking toward the afternoon. 10
in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number.
. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> reporter: paul ryan said the middle class has been buried. >> they are being buried by the obama administration's economic failures. >> reporter: the obama campaign said ryan took mr. biden's words out of context. the president will have the first word tonight, mitt romney will have the last. >> susan, thank you. this is where you can watch tonight's debate. our coverage begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on cbs. meanwhile off the campaign trail conservative blogs were buzzing about fox news recent airing about a 2007 speech by a then senator obama before a black audience. he expressed suspicion the federal government was withholding recovery money to new orleans after hurricane katrina. >> when hurricane andrew struck in florida people said look at this devastation. we don't expect to you come up with the almighty money. here's the money. we won't wait for you to scratch it together because you're part of the american family. what's happening down in new orleans? where is you
about his proposals that just aren't true-- like that he's going to raise taxes on the middle-class. he says that will end at tonight's debate. his aides say he'll try to prosecute the case on the economy against the president, scott, saying point blank "this economy cannot afford four more years of president obama." >> pelley: thanks, jan, also covering the debate is our cbs news political director john dickerson. john, what are the pitfalls that are facing the candidates possibly? >> for governor romney, he's got two jobs: one is to say why the president has failed and the second is to sell himself. to do that job, he has to be aggressive, kind of in the president's face. for the second job he has to offer something people find attractive so the challenge for him is getting the mix right. the challenge for the president is staying on script, talking about how he has been working for the middle-class and not getting knocked off by governor romney who he doesn't have a great deal of personal regard for. so he has to not look defensive. >> pelley: john, thank you very much. we'll be back
. >> reporter: but the president repeatedly insisted that romney is calling for $8 trillion in tax cuts and spending that cannot be paid for without adding to the deficit or burdening more middle income americans. >> it's math. it's arithmetic. >> reporter: the president also criticized his opponent for not providing more details about wall street reform and healthcare. >> at some point, i think the american people have to ask themselves, is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they're too good? >> reporter: privately, the obama campaign is conceding that romney's extensive debate preparation paid off at a time when he needed a lift. many viewers saw a president not at the top of his game. >> he seemed nervous for some reason almost as though some questions threw him and mitt romney seem to throw them off as well. >> reporter: but not everyone is giving the win to romney. >> obama was more comfortable with his ideas. romney was working too hard trying to convince people because he was down in the polls. >> reporter: they debate two more ti
the governor knows his $5 trillion tax cut isn't too popular so a few weeks before this election he's trying to pretend it doesn't exist. >> reporter: romney is in virginia today for a rally and what is being called a major foreign policy address. excerpts from the speech have already been released. romney wants a change of course in the middle east including tougher sanctions on iran and he'll call on the u.s. to work with other nations to arm rebels in syria with weapons that can defeat president bashir al assad's army. at a rally in florida, romney promised to be a strong international leader if elected. >> when i'm president i'll take the care it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america strong. >> reporter: the republican nominee couldn't resist taking another shot at the president's debate performance. >> now of course days later we're hearing his excuses and next january we'll watch him leave the white house for the last time. >> reporter: romney and the president have two more debates cancelleded. later this week is the vice presidential debate. now
of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >>> david letterman coming up next. we know the big story tonight. >> there they
will be added next year. >>> other bay area headlines, sales taxes are higher today in four cities across the bay area. up by one-half of 1% in all four cities. 8.75% now. sales tax in s onoma is 8.5%. all the increases were passed by the voters. >>> easier now to find a seat on cal trains. also revive four discontinued trains. agency says rider ship hit a new high so they are adding more trains. >> a tech invasion this week as oroco attracts 50,000 people. described his vision of engineering hardware that works together. >> oracle 12 c is the foundation for an ex panning business -- expanding business. it is the software foundation of the oracle cloud. >> oracle world runs through thursday. >> no legislative release for the states 200,000 domestic workers. vetoed legislation that would have provided overtime and other protections to an estimated 200,000 care givers, nannies and house cleaners. he rejected it because he believes the bills raises a number of unanswered questions. >> parents who don't have their parents vaccinated must have a doctor's note to enroll their students into scho
for it. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ ,,,, appeal award two years in a row. of the hottest temperaturesf >>> a little taste of summer at the dawn of october. the bay area is roasting in some of the hottest temperatures of the year. even san francisco topped 90 degrees. cbs 5 reporter, on this late- season sizzle. >> reporter: it d
consumer grocery bill, state fair tax costs, labeling that make no sense and the most pernicious provision is the ability for the attorneys to file a lawsuit without proof. >> if this comes under the jurisdiction of the courts anyway, don't you think it's going to get tossed. >> right now, it's being passed. >> you can take it to court and say you don't have the ability to enforce it. >> first order of business is to not get to it that point. we hope to see it on november 6th. we believe that the more people know about proposition 37, the more they will reject it. they don't want shackdown lawsuit. and the measures don't make any sense overall. kathy fair banks, spokesperson for the opponents of prop 37. >>> and we have some music fessville going on despite some heavy hearts. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, strictly bluegrass festiva'n san francisco's golden gate park. organizers expect more than 800-thousand people to >>> the hardly, strictly blue grass festival in san francisco golden gate park. organizers expect more than 800,000 people to attend over the three days of this event. today is the final day
ago. barry peterson reports some voters in colorado are fed up. >> romney paid just 14% in taxes last year on over 13 until in income. >> obama wages war on coal while we lose jobs to china. >> they blow everything out of proportion, both sides. >> i push mute. >> reporter: in colorado alone 47 million dollars in five months has been spent by the obama and romney campaigns and groups supporting them. but come november, people here will be able to tell the rest of the nation just how they feel about enduring all those tv ads. >> let me get your e-mail address. >> reporter: he got amendment 65 on the ballot, if passed the state's congressional delegation would be required to propose an amendment to the u.s. constitution limiting campaign contributions and spending. allena nunez is executive director of colorado common cause. >> the result is a democracy that really distorts the voice of ordinary people in favor of those who can write multimillion dollar checks. >> reporter: billionaires would argue they have the same rights, freedom of speech, of anybody else. >> free speech protects ou
these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. hockey players??? the offics are back at work. >>> what's the difference between nfl officials and hockey players? well, the officials are back at work. the nhl announced that the first two weeks of the season have been cancelled so there won't be any hockey through october 24. the sharks lose three home games, at least for the time being. at issue, the owners want to cut the players' share of revenue from 57% to as low as 47%. hockey fans, put your tickets on ice for now. >>> arizona, they have been no laughing matter. are you kidding me? they were undefeated, trying to stay that way, but look out kevin cobb. he was sacked nine times. sam bradford looking deep forgiveness. the rams shock arizona 17-3. good news, the 49ers, if they win sunday, they'll be t
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